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Design Document: Humanitarian Logistics Capability

This document describes the design of Australia's Humanitarian Logistics Capability, which is proposed to run for ten years, from 1 July 2018 until 30 June 2028. Through this investment, Australia seeks to facilitate timely, effective and flexible delivery of Australian humanitarian assistance through the provision of appropriate and high-quality humanitarian supply chain logistics support.

The expected end-of-investment outcomes are:

  1. The Australian Government has suitable logistics capability to respond in a timely, effective and appropriate manner to humanitarian emergencies in the Indo-Pacific region.
  2. The Australian Government has suitable logistics capability to respond in a timely, effective and appropriate manner to consular crises globally.
  3. Vulnerable groups including women, girls, the elderly and people with disabilities have safer and more secure access to appropriate and relevant humanitarian relief supplies.

This Design Document is released ahead of a planned Request for Tender (RFT) as detailed in the DFAT Annual Procurement Plan.

Last Updated: 16 February 2018
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